Hiding in Shadows

There’s no way out
My skin holds in
An evil that has always been
Hiding in shadows

Following
Me when I
Was far too young to recognize
They’re wherever I go

The devil stood
Alongside
While purity cut loose and died
As if it had outgrown

Who I was
What I felt
Hating the days I was dealt
Spread quickly to my bones

I’m no longer feeling
How I thought I should
Taken by surreal and
Left misunderstood
Happiness is pleasing
If I only could be